Thomas Schleis Papers

Overview

Scope and Contents

Biographical Note

Subject Terms

Administrative Information

Detailed Description

Opera Theater Department Administrative Records

Class Instruction and Presentations

Research, Publications, and Program Notes

Personal Papers



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Collection Overview

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ID: 12/5/62

Primary Creator: Schleis, Thomas H. (1949-2012)

Extent: 10.0 cubic feet

Arrangement: Organized into four series. Series 1: Opera Theater Department Administrative Records, 1981-2012, Series 2: Class Instruction and Presentations, 1974-2012, Series 3: Research, Publications, and Program Notes, 1972-2012, Series 4: Personal Papers, 1972-2007.

Date Acquired: 10/21/2012

Subjects: Music, School of, Music - Instruction and study, Opera, Theater orchestra music

Languages: English, German, French, Italian

Scope and Contents of the Materials

Consists of class lecture notes, research and publications, event programs and program notes, correspondence, photographs, Opera Theatre production records, and personal papers documenting Schleis' career as a student, vocal coach, accompanist, and manager of the School of Music Opera Theater program between 1972 and 2012. In addition the collection also includes program notes written for Sinfonia da Camera and Champaign-Urbana Symphony concerts.

Biographical Note

Thomas H. Schleis (December 13, 1949 - July 19, 2012) was raised in Green Bay, Wisconsin by Samuel and Jeanette (Hall) Schleis.  He earned his Bachelor of Music and Master of Music degrees from Lawrence University and the University of Wisconsin, and spent a year studying German opera as a Fullbright Scholar.  In 1981 he joined the University of Illinois as an adjunct faculty member for the School of Music and taught music history and performance for the Opera Theatre Program.  He remained with the University until his death in 2012, and also served as a vocal coach and accompanist for the Opera Department as well as manager of the Opera Theatre program.  In addition he served as principal organist for the University's St. John's Chapel between 1979 and 2012, and taught non-credit classes for the University's Senior Scholars and the Elderhostel programs for over ten years.

Subject/Index Terms

Music, School of
Music - Instruction and study
Opera
Theater orchestra music

Administrative Information

Repository: The Sousa Archives and Center for American Music

Acquisition Source: School of Music

Acquisition Method: Transfer


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Series 2: Class Instruction and Presentations, 1974-2012Add to your cart.
Consists of assignments, class materials, and scores. Arranged chronologically and alphabetically thereafter. Box 3 Oversize Materials.
Box 7Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Class Materials and Programs, 1974-2011Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Grades and Notes, c. 1975Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Tests and Assignments, c. 1975Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Evaluations, 1975Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Class Materials and Papers, 1975-1977Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Evaluations, 1976Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Student Recital Programs, 1980sAdd to your cart.
Folder 8: Early Lecture Materials, c. 1981Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Early Lecture Notes and Syllabi, 1981-1991Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Course Materials, 1983-1989Add to your cart.
Folder 11: School of Music Documents and Publications, 1985-1995Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Assignments and Class MaterialsAdd to your cart.
Folder 13: Class Handouts, 1987Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Class Materials, 1990-1997Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Programs and Lecture Notes, 1990sAdd to your cart.
Folder 16: Summerfest, 1991Add to your cart.
Folder 17: Elderhostel - Strauss, Die Fledermaus, 1992Add to your cart.
Folder 18: Elderhostel: Strauss, 1993Add to your cart.
Folder 19: Elderhostel Materials, 1994-1999Add to your cart.
Folder 20: Elderhostel Materials, 1994-1997Add to your cart.
Folder 21: Opera Workshop and Music, 1995Add to your cart.
Folder 22: Rosters and Handouts, 1995-2000Add to your cart.
Box 8Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Elderhostel, 1995-2003Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Class Materials, 1996Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Evaluations, 1996Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Student Evaluations, 1996-1998Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Class Materials, 1997Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Coaching, 1997Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Mozart, Da Ponte, Poulenc Handouts, c. 1997Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Vocal Literature Mus 367 Handouts, 1997Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Class Materials, 1997-1998Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Class Materials, 1998Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Discovery Course Catalog, 1998Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Evaluations, 1998Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Opera Class Handouts, 1998Add to your cart.
Folder 14: U of I Symphony Orchestra, 1998-1999Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Krannert Schedules and School of Music Memos, 1998-2001Add to your cart.
Folder 16: Handouts - Handel, Poulenc, c. 1999Add to your cart.
Folder 17: Krannert "Center Stage", 1999-2000Add to your cart.
Folder 18: School of Music Memos, 1999-2003Add to your cart.
Folder 19: Course Materials, 2000-2002Add to your cart.
Folder 20: Elderhostel: Gilbert & Sullivan, 2001Add to your cart.
Folder 21: Anna Netrebko Promotional Recording, 2005Add to your cart.
Folder 22: Teaching and Evaluation Handbook, 2005Add to your cart.
Folder 23: Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia, 2005-2006Add to your cart.
Folder 24: Coaching, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 25: The Merry Widow, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 26: Various Opera Handouts, undatedAdd to your cart.
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Folder 1: Course Material, 1973-1980Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Course Materials and Assignments, 1977-1982Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Course Material and Ephemera, c. 1984Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Manuscript of P.D.Q. Bach's Heil Herr Schleis, 1990Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Course Materials and Notes, undatedAdd to your cart.

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